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Was Superman's landing in Smallville intentional according to canon?

The generic origin story is that the spaceship with the infant Kal-El fell to Earth near Smallville. Was Superman's landing in Smallville intentional according to canon (say, in pre-"Smallville"-TV-...
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Are any of the names of the Court of Owls victims in Batman #5 significant?

In Batman v2 #5 (March 2012) by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo, Batman has been trapped in an elaborate underground labyrinth by the mysterious Court of Owls. While stumbling around, he comes across ...
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Does the physical copy of Batman #5 have rotated pages?

I have been reading Batman #5 (from the New 52) in Comixology, and when Batman is in the labyrinth some pages are rotated to be at 90 degrees or 180 degrees from the normal vertical axis. Is this an ...
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What is included for canon for the new Batman Beyond Unlimited comics?

For possible canon sources we have: The original TV series The original comic series The Return of the Joker (DVD) In the original TV series Batman (Terry) travels to the Fortress of Solitude in ...
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How many on-going Batman comics are there, and how are they interlinked?

I'm dipping my toes into the world of on-going Marvel and DC Comics for the first time and was wondering how many on-going Batman comics are there? I gather there's Detective Comics and Batman and ...
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When did Apollo and Midnighter get married?

Wikipedia only stated it was a the end of Millar's run of the comics, but when did it happen? And also, where can I start reading about The Authority comics if I want to read about their entire ...
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Why is willpower part of the Emotional Spectrum?

Willpower as defined by wiktionary is The unwavering strength of will to carry out one’s wishes This isn't really an emotion that a person feels. It's more of a mindset that someone has. As such, ...
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If I have the Comixology app, do I need the publisher ones? [closed]

For iOS, there's a DC Comics app, a Marvel Comics app, an IDW Comics app, and an Image Comics app (as well as others like Dark Horse and Disney). However, there's also a Comixology App that includes ...
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Why are some segments off limits to the Green Lantern Corps?

In this question the off-limits segments are listed as: Ysmault, located in Sector 2814 is off-limits to Green Lanterns. Sector 3601, which is uninhabitable by organic life. Beware, Manhunters live ...
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Did Wonder Woman Lose Her Jet When She Started Flying On Her Own?

I saw a number of episodes of Justice League while it was still showing on the Boomerang network in the U.S. and noticed some changes in the superheros in the show from what I saw as a kid. One of ...
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Who are left-most & right-most DC comics superheroes in this image?

This is the header image used in newsletter of DC comics digital store of Comixology: Can you please identify the left-most & right-most superheroes in it?
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Comic Book “Universes”

I know that D.C. and Marvel have their own universes for their comics and that there's been at least one crossover between comics of the two publishers. I could ask this as two questions, but since ...
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In the New 52, did Barbara Gordon become Oracle?

In Batgirl #1, part of DC's New 52, Barbara Gordon was still shot by the Joker, just as she was in the former continuity. She lost use of her legs for 3 years, then miraculously regained use of them. ...
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Where can I find a list of all the Superman comics' shield numbers?

In roughly 2008, DC started cross-comic stories amongst the Superman family titles. To help readers keep track of the order of these stories, DC put a shield with a number in it on the cover. This ...
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Why was Batgirl changed from being Commissioner Gordon's daughter to his niece?

Barbara Gordon debuted in Detective Comics #359 (January 1967) as the daughter of Commissioner Jim Gordon, and also the newest addition to Batman's crime-fighting family. Batgirl then gained pop ...
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How does one become an Honor Guard?

There are four Green Lanterns from Earth. Two of them, John Steward and Hal Jordan, are the Lanterns for Earth's sector. How did the Guardians choose who would be an Honor Guard and who would be an ...
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Why is it that the Yellow Rings are the only ones that are inherently evil?

While reading the latest Red Lanterns (#3, Nov 2011) the leader of the Red Lantern Corps says that he wants to bring vengance to those who have caused people hatred and rage. He seems to want, when ...
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Who is Professor Stein?

In Batgirl #2 (Oct 2011), there is some graffiti written on the back of a train. It said,"PROFESSOR STEIN IS ALIVE" Who is Professor Stein?
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Where is this still from?

I came across this page from a comic. Where is it from? Is it a crossover from Marvel to DC or vice versa?
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Who was that DC hero?

In the Young Justice episode, Revelation, a helicopter is knocked out of the sky, and the occupants fall out of the helicopter as it plummets downward. A hero flies by and saves the occupants. She ...
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Is Brother Eye sinister?

Reading O.M.A.C #1 (Sept 2011) and it seems that the satellite known as Brother Eye is controlling O.M.A.C. to gain access to some computer system. He's not concerned with the safety of any innocents ...
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Why did the ring choose Sinestro?

It's a known fact that Sinestro was a Green Lantern before he defected and created his own Yellow Lantern Corps. If Sinestro had this inherent ability to feed off peoples' fear (as proven by how he ...
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When does the new Action Comics #1 take place?

I say 'new' Action Comics #1 as I'm not referring to the one published in the 1930's, but rather the one that was released on Sept 7, 2011. In this issue, we see an extremely young Clark Kent. As ...

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